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Recently, we asked YOU guys at PG SF, what you were most excited to learn from our Instructors this August. We had an awesome response:

free training tips vote chart

Coming up first on
Thursday, August 6th
CRACK CLIMBING ESSENTIALS
@ 7:30pm with PG Instructor, Krystina!

She’ll be going over basic hand jams and footwork. This is something we deem extremely important if you are thinking about transitioning from gym to crag. Check out this picture of Krystina killing it on the cracks, then come see it for yourself!

krystina crack climbing

NEXT UP
Thursday August 13th,
ADVANCED FOOTWORK TECHNIQUE
with PG Instructor Luca @7:30p
Luca will be going over difficult foot tricks such as kneebars, toehooks, and bicycles.

Luca bouldering

Don’t miss out, and stay tuned for the new and upcoming topics!  Free Training Tips will be running every Thursday night @ 7:30pm in August, and every Tuesday night @ &:30pm in September. We’ll see you there.

PG Gives Back – Broughton Bluff Clean Up By Erin Monahan

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Jul 282015
 
PG Gives Back - Broughton Bluff Clean Up By Erin Monahan

Planet Granite Portland Staff grilling up some food for volunteers! Located on the Sandy River, just outside of Portland sits Broughton Bluff a popular local crag. Residing in Lewis and Clark State Park Broughton Bluff is a popular tourist attraction for climbers, hikers and families looking to enjoy the sun. The ease of access means Read more…

Jul 272015
 
Workout of the Week - Heavy Finger Roll with Daniel

  Heavy Finger Roll with Daniel @PGSV Daniel demonstrates how you can increase your finger strength using a barbell! TIME: 15 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Barbell FOCUS: Finger Strength Sample Heavy Finger Roll Workout: Warm-Up Set: 10-20 reps of 60% body weight First Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight Second Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight Read more…

Attn PG SF members: SF Marathon this Sunday

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Jul 242015
 
Attn PG SF members: SF Marathon this Sunday

Head’s up, Planet Granite San Francisco! We’ve got some ROAD CLOSURES this Sunday that we’d like to give you the beta for. The SF Marathon runs Sunday, Jul 26th from 5:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. ROAD CLOSURES: Expect some heavy traffic coming in from the Marina Gate and exiting out the 25th Ave. Gate.  Mason Street from Marina Read more…

The Fire Works Came Early This Fourth of July : by Walker Emerson

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Jul 232015
 
The Fire Works Came Early This Fourth of July :    by Walker Emerson

It’s the fourth of July, and Mike Kerzhner and I are two hundred feet from the top of a 1,700 foot wall deep in the Sierra Mountains. We see lightning followed by the clash of thunder. Mike takes the rack of cams and the end of the rope and disappears around the corner. Angel Wings, Read more…

Jul 202015
 
Crux of the Week - Bouldering League!

  CRUX OF THE WEEK – Bouldering League! For more Information about Bouldering League or for upcoming dates for your gym see our website here! Beginner – Green V2 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Nico CLIMBER:  Mitch Intermediate – White V5 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Nico CLIMBER:  Mitch Advanced – White V6 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Brian Adams CLIMBER:  Mitch